Obama said it was time for Washington to move beyond "tired debates" such as whether to approve the use of vouchers for students to attend private schools.
"We cannot continue on like this. It is morally unacceptable for our children and economically untenable for America," said the president-elect.
Is he for vouchers AND unqualified Secretaries of Education too?
Four years ago I wrote about the profound stupidity of merit pay in John Kerry’s Education Plan – Do we need a tip-jar for teachers?
I’m getting tired of repeating myself.
Labels: Arne Duncan, Barack Obama, vouchers
Veteran educator Gary Stager, Ph.D. is the author of Twenty Things to Do with a Computer – Forward 50, co-author of Invent To Learn — Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom, publisher at Constructing Modern Knowledge Press, and the founder of the Constructing Modern Knowledge summer institute. He led professional development in the world’s first 1:1 laptop schools thirty years ago and designed one of the oldest online graduate school programs. Gary is also the curator of The Seymour Papert archives at DailyPapert.com. Learn more about Gary here.